Defense cyber security services provider MacAulay-Brown, Inc. (MacB) has received a five-year, $37 million task order to support the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) information technology modernization efforts.
Under the deal, announced Monday, MacB will assist the AFRL’s Enterprise Business System (EBS) with streamlining its applications and software tools, and provide personnel to conduct cyber security research for future capability development.
“This contract expands our long-term relationship with AFRL, while capitalizing on MacB’s strengths of providing enterprise-level support for cutting-edge IT modernization initiatives, as well as supporting DoD’s and USAF’s [Science & Technology] mission,” Tim Lawrence, vice president of MacB’s advanced technology group, said in a statement.
The task order was awarded under the DoD’s Information Analysis Center’s Cybersecurity Technical Area Task.
The AFRL’s EBS program utilizes commercial off-the-shelf tools to develop and improve the efficiency of its critical business functions.
MacB is tasked with integrating high-performance computer science and IT-enabled modeling tools to assist with AFRL’s cyber security research and gap analysis. The company will also provide system engineering support, technical analysis and subject matter expertise on improving enterprise-wide collaboration.
AFRL leads the service’s science and technology mission, including the development of cyber warfighting capabilities.